In response to:

Holder: In 'Extraordinary' Circumstances, the President Has the Authority to Order the Killing of Americans on US Soil

Shawn72 Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 9:07 PM
true all of the statements, however we may want to consider the aftermath of the 1861 election. are we truly that far off the mark with the results of the previous election? This president is a liar and divisive in his very nature. Im prior navy and I served for 22 years. I feel betrayed by my own people. While I was on the front line defending the Republic they turned socialist on me; delivered my country right into the hands of my mortal enemy. I joined up in 1979 btw... right when the Department of Education was formed by carter. If I'd had an inkling of what they were doing behind my back I never would have wasted my time. I would have been on the home front defending my children from encroaching socialism. So yah, pisson obama.

Sen. Rand Paul demanded an answer, and now he's got it.  Via Left-wing magazine Mother Jones:

Yes, the president does have the authority to use military force against American citizens on US soil—but only in "an extraordinary circumstance," Attorney General Eric Holder said in a letter to Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) Tuesday. Last month, Paul threatened to filibuster the nomination of John Brennan, Obama's pick to head the CIA, "until he answers the question of whether or not the President can kill American citizens through the drone strike program on U.S. soil." Tuesday, Brennan told Paul...